Center for Strategic Communication

Jabhat breaks from al-Qaida

[ by Charles Cameron — and al-Jolani is dressed to kill ] . An insightful DoubleQuote in the Wild: Abu Muhammad al-Jolani's new outfit is clearly intended to reflect Osama bin Laden's. Not Baghdadi's black outfit pic.twitter.com/W82WdVKQdn — Hassan Hassan...

Net gains in Turkey and Iran?

[ by Charles Cameron — when two data points contradict a trend, what’s up? ] . Gotta love the graphic of “Twitter being written into the ancient Persian Cyrus Cylinder in an animation film for Farsi Twitter, highlighting the platforms importance for communications in...

On militarizing the concept of Thought Police

[ by Charles Cameron — a renewed emphasis on the war of ideas? ] . A cluster of items from JM Berger‘s twitter feed this morning gave me pause for thought — but I was careful not to think anyway. Here’s the basic concept: “Destroy the idea”...

JM Berger swiftly doubletweets Seamus Hughes

[ by Charles Cameron — coffee on the rocks with blarney ] . Seamus Hughes tweets: Dunkin donuts are hotspots of radicalization. Trust me, I have an anecdotal evidence. pic.twitter.com/pPyxRbVhqA — Seamus Hughes (@SeamusHughes) March 4, 2016 to which JM responds,...